Preslar Family History

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Preslar Name Meaning

Variant, under Slavic influence, of German Pressler.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Presler, Preszler, Presley, Preller, Preisler, Pressler, Kresser

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Preslar Family Origin

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Preslar Family Occupations

What did your Preslar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Preslar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 79% of Preslar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Preslar family was Minister. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Lock Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Preslar.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Lock Shop

  • Minister


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Preslar ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Preslar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Preslar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Preslar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 133 immigration records available for the last name Preslar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Preslar. For the veterans among your Preslar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Preslar Life Expectancy

What is the average Preslar lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Preslar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Preslar in 1955 was 36, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Preslar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Preslar ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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